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DuPont Pioneer Presents Grants to Ontario 4-H
May 23, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario – May 23, 2017 – DuPont Pioneer is pleased to announce that $5,000 has been donated to 4-H Ontario as part of its Community Investment Corporate Giving Grant program.

L-R: Martina Pfister, DuPont Pioneer dairy specialist; Katherine Smart, Manager Corporate Giving & Philanthropy, 4H Ontario; Jim Coffey, DuPont Pioneer account manager

L-R: Martina Pfister, DuPont Pioneer dairy specialist; Katherine Smart, Manager Corporate Giving & Philanthropy, 4H Ontario; Jim Coffey, DuPont Pioneer account manager

The grant will be specifically used to support the Youth Adventure Camp and Career Mania Conference for up to 130 combined youths aged 12-15 and 14-18 years.  Jim Coffey, DuPont Pioneer account manager, endorsed the grant.

“4-H Ontario provides excellent programs to young people, providing terrific hands-on learning experiences and activities that are key to a successful future,” says Coffey. “We are pleased to support both the Youth Adventure Camp and Career Mania Conference which are sure to make a positive impact on the future of all the youth that attend.”
 “The Youth Adventure Camp helps build the next generation of leaders by increasing confidence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills. The Career Mania Conference gives young people the chance to see different career opportunities and helps them develop the tools they need to get the job they want,” says Katherine Smart, Manager, Corporate Giving & Philanthropy. “The donation from DuPont Pioneer will help promote 4-H’s vision in providing a “Learn To Do By Doing” experience.”

Pioneer makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the business and employees. Consideration for outreach grants are given to communities where Pioneer representatives, employees and customers live and work and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.
DuPont Pioneer is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success®.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders, we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.


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